Eminent domain; commissioners. (SB1039)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eminent domain; commissioners. Removes the option by a land owner in a condemnation proceeding of selecting commissioners instead of jurors to determine just compensation. Under the bill, the land owner would be able to elect that just compensation be determined by a jury; if he does not make such an election, the court would make such a determination. Amends § 15.2-1906, § 25.1-100, § 25.1-209, § 25.1-211, § 25.1-213, § 25.1-214, § 25.1-219, § 25.1-220, § 25.1-235, § 25.1-318, § 62.1-98, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


11/15/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


11/15/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100477D
11/15/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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